Book Reviews

age 10+
Sly combo of two fairy tales makes for literary magic.
By Neil Gaiman
(2015)
age 6+
Six-year-old imaginations run riot in appealing sequel.
By Abby Hanlon
(2015)
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age 12+
Friendship tale, graphics blend well in absorbing mystery.
By Cherie Priest
(2015)
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age 8+
Quirky adventure about the power of friendship and fantasy.
By A.F. Harrold
(2015)
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age 10+
Magical, heartrending story of loss, change, and hope.
By Nikki Loftin
(2015)
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age 7+
Retelling of familiar tale has exquisite art, rich prose.
By Neil Gaiman
(2014)
age 7+
Sweet adventure focuses on friendship and care of animals.
By Elise Allen, Halle Stanford
(2014)
age 10+
More adventure, romance as Annie and Liam help Snow White.
By E.D. Baker
(2014)
age 9+
A girls-vs.-boys twist in magic-filled sequel.
By Soman Chainani
(2014)
age 8+
Sweet, silly, swashbuckling end to fairy-tale saga.
By Christopher Healy
(2014)
age 4+
Captivating art shapes West African-set fairy tale classic.
By H. Chuka Lee
(2014)
age 14+
Edgy psychological thriller mixes mean girls and spells.
By Mariah Fredericks
(2013)
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age 14+
Realistic teen tragedy blends well with fantasy graphics.
By Swati Avasthi
(2013)
age 10+
Grisly, dark fairy tale has heartwarming and funny moments.
By Adam Gidwitz
(2013)
age 8+
Adventure, sweetness, peril, some loss in fairy tale sequel.
By Chris Colfer
(2013)
age 10+
Second in alt princess series sparkles with wit, girl power.
By E.D. Baker
(2013)
age 8+
Fractured fairy tale has plenty of twists for fantasy fans.
By Soman Chainani
(2013)
age 10+
Offbeat princess tale values girls with skills over looks.
By E.D. Baker
(2012)
age 8+
Wacky, gripping sequel has slapstick, swordplay, sweetness.
By Christopher Healy
(2013)
age 10+
Fractured fairy tale is clever, touching, and violent.
By Adam Gidwitz
(2012)

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